CWUR 2-20-020 Streaming Library Content

The Brooks Library will make every effort to assist faculty in providing students access to streaming content. Due to funding limitations, the library will give first priority to support courses that are offered fully online when purchasing new streaming content and/or rights.

Access to streaming content is dependent upon, but not limited to, the following factors:
• Cost and available funding
• Availability of streaming rights and format
• Copyright restrictions
• Alternative no cost or reduced cost access to similar content
• Fair Use access to streaming portions of individual titles based upon the 2012 Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries.

Only streaming content requests submitted using the official online Streaming Content Request Form will be considered for purchase. The Collection Development Librarian and Instructional Design Librarian will vet requests and process. 

Streaming content requests must be submitted by the following dates to be considered for purchase. These dates have been selected to coincide with the university’s textbook adoption guidelines:
Winter Quarter: October 15th
Spring Quarter: January 15th
Summer Quarter: April 1st
Fall Quarter: May 1st
Budget allocations for streaming content will be determined using an annual subject allocation formula based on the following factors:
1. Number of students in majors.
2. Program type, i.e., majors offered, minors offered, general education requirement.
3. Number of courses offered in the subject area.

[Responsibility: Library Dean; Authority: Provost/VP for Academic and Student Life; Reviewed/Endorsed by Provost’s Council; 09/11/2013: Cabinet/UPAC; Review/Effective Date: 02/05/2014; 2/20/2019; Approved by: James L. Gaudino, President]

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